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Re: MNCL-2B Online

From:Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 6, 2005, 7:21
On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 12:50:40 -0400, Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...>
> > Hi all, > When I first found this list, I was working on something called MNCL (My > New Constructed Language), for lack of a real name. Nothing special, just > done for my own education etc. It didn't go very far, so on rare > occasions, I've worked on improving it. This weekend, I came up with a > new version and uploaded it to: > > > > Still nothing special, but comments are welcome! > > caveat: I don't know how long that site will stay up. Another month, I > think.
I should have mentioned that one thing I'd like feedback on is my use of "possessive case" (actually cases). I'm not really happy with this and any suggestions may be useful for some of my other projects. What it's used for, when no voice-changing occurs, is the 3rd role (inalienable possessor, spatial point of reference, thing perceived, direct object of ditransitive) after absolutive (patient, recipient, intransitive subject) and ergative (agent etc.). Jeff